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Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA, is a professor in the School of Architecture and dean of the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. He was recognized in 2005 as the fifth most published writer about architecture in the U.S., having written more than 50 book chapters or introductions and more than 350 articles in professional journals and major publications. His books include In the Scheme of Things: Alternative Thinking on the Practice of Architecture (2006), Architectural Design and Ethics: Tools for Survival (2008), and Designing to Avoid Disaster: The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design (2012).

Thomas Fisher's Posts

Ralph Johnson: New Topographies Ralph Johnson: New Topographies

This portfolio of recent work by the Chicago-based principal of Perkins+Will shows a new and directed interest in integrating his buildings with the landscape. Read more

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Thomas Fisher Assumes New Positions at University of Minnesota Thomas Fisher Assumes New Positions at University of Minnesota

After serving as dean for 18 years, Fisher will be transitioning to new leadership roles within the university. Read more

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Mehrdad Yazdani's Place-Making Metro Station Mehrdad Yazdani's Place-Making Metro Station

Back in the early 1990s, the Vermont/Santa Monica Metro station in Los Angeles showed how infrastructure can influence a place, and even the profession. Read more

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2014 Annual Design Review 2014 Annual Design Review

This year's jury selected 19 projects that represent the best in American architecture. Read more

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Ralph Rapson's Forward-Looking Design for a Minneapolis Mausoleum Ralph Rapson's Forward-Looking Design for a Minneapolis Mausoleum

HGA's lauded 2012 mausoleum in Minneapolis recalls Rapson's P/A-Award-winning 1968 design for the site. Read more

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Projects

360 Villa 360 Villa

123DV

Panda House Panda House

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Jerome L. Greene Science Center Jerome L. Greene Science Center

Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Lenfest Center for the Arts Lenfest Center for the Arts

Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Buffalo Bayou Park Buffalo Bayou Park

Page, SWA Group

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

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